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  • Facebook to introduce new advertising platform -WSJ Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    Sept 22- Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people with knowledge of the matter. The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite, an ad management and measurement platform that Facebook bought from Microsoft Corp last year.

  • Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba. The sell-off came even though Yahoo reaped more than $9 billion last week from selling some of its stake in Alibaba, as the Chinese e-commerce company held a record-setting initial public offering of stock.

  • A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Apple got a lot of attention last week when it released a new privacy policy along with a declaration that police can't get to your password-protected data. Google says it will also encrypt data by default in an upcoming Android update.

  • Sept 22- Google Inc has selected HTC Corp to make its upcoming 9- inch Nexus tablet, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Google had been mulling HTC as a potential Nexus tablet partner since last year and HTC engineers have been flying to the Googleplex in Mountain View in recent months to work on the project, the report said.

  • Samsung may launch first Tizen phone in India Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 3:18 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics Co., which faces a slowdown in emerging market smartphone sales, will release its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India before the end of this year, a report said Monday.

  • Google selects HTC for upcoming Nexus tablet - WSJ Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:58 AM ET

    Sept 22- Google Inc has selected HTC Corp to make its upcoming 9- inch Nexus tablet, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Google had been mulling HTC as a potential Nexus tablet partner since last year and HTC engineers have been flying to the Googleplex in Mountain View in recent months to work on the project, the report said.

  • How China's web clampdown hurts Google Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 9:04 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks past the Google Inc. logo displayed outside the building housing the company's China headquarters in Beijing, China.

    Google's problems in China just got worse. The New York Times reports.

  • G-20 near goal to add $2 trillion to world economy Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 3:13 AM ET

    The G-20 leading nations are close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy, but Europe's stagnation remains a major stumbling block.

  • *Calls for Europe to do more to lift growth in near term. CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 21- The Group of 20 leading nations say they are tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs, but Europe's extended stagnation remains a major stumbling block.

  • New smartphone app gives sight to the blind Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20- Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge.

  • Rivals dash to support Apple Pay for fear of losing out Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 3:12 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.

    Apple new mobile payments system is winning over financial industry heavyweights, signaling the likely demise of lesser payment alternatives.

  • G-20 members divided on how to reach growth goal Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:17 AM ET
    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria speaks during a press conference at the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Cairns on September 20, 2014.

    As the Group of 20 leading economies meet to change no less than the "destiny" of the global economy, members remain divided on how to get there.

  • CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 20- As the Group of 20 leading economies meet to change no less than the "destiny" of the global economy, members remain divided on how to get there with Germany pushing back at U.S. calls for more government stimulus. That goal has seemed ever more distant as members from China to Japan, Germany and Russia have all stumbled in recent months.

  • After IPO, what would Cramer do with Alibaba? Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:38 PM ET
    Jack Ma of Alibaba Group during the IPO at the New York Stock Exchange, September 19, 2014.

    It was the biggest IPO in American history. But now it’s over. What would Cramer do with Alibaba now?

  • Business Highlights Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed more than 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited potential for growth and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19- Holly Riggle, a 29- year-old white-collar worker from Ohio, is just the kind of everyday customer Apple Inc would love to have for its new iPhone 6, which launches Friday. But Riggle is sticking to her Android smartphone, calling Apple less "original" than it was under former Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs.

  • But Apple Inc's new mobile payments system- unveiled just ten days ago- is already winning over the heavyweights of the financial industry and signaling the likely demise of lesser payment alternatives.

  • The next Alibaba could come from the Middle East Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    The market is fixed on Alibaba's IPO, but there's another emerging middle class creating an e-commerce giant—and in the land of Ali Baba.

  • Some consumers say Apple is losing its 'cool' factor Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    A Reuters/Ipsos poll who said Apple had become somewhat or much less cool in the last two years.

  • Some consumers say Apple is losing its "cool" factor Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19- Holly Riggle, a 29- year-old white-collar worker from Ohio, is just the kind of everyday customer Apple Inc would love to have for its new iPhone 6, which launches Friday. But Riggle is sticking to her Android smartphone, calling Apple less "original" than it was under former chief executive Steve Jobs.